Part of what makes Toronto such a great place to live in is that there's always something new to check out in the city. Whether it's a crazy new adult playground or a Harry Potter-themed bar, you'll never get bored of exploring!
If you're tired of the standard "dinner-and-a-movie" date, switch it up with one of these exciting Toronto date ideas:
With the arrival of spring, the city's harbourfront is bound to get busy again. For a lovely date in the water, check out Gone Sailing Adventures, the only company in the city that is licensed to operate commercial private and group sailing charters!
You don't need to go far to escape the city - be one with nature at Glen Rouge Park, the only campground within Toronto. With multiple campsites within the area, you can set up your tent or park an RV for a romantic night under the stars for two.
Couples that work out together, stay together... Which makes Pursuit OCR the perfect place to go on an "active" date! It is the largest obstacle course facility in Toronto, with over 10,000 square feet of play spaces including monkey bars and a ball pit.
Spend a weekend living like royalty in this luxury penthouse by the Harbourfront! Available for rent on Airbnb, this amazing suite features high end furnishings, WiFi, and indoor fireplace, and a glowing bar!
At Ripley's Aquarium, you and your date have the chance to become aquarists for the day! For $175 each, you will work with the Husbandry team to prepare food, monitor water quality and feed sharks behind the scenes. The package also comes with free admission to the Aquarium so you can spend quality time with some fish (and each other).
Have you ever slept over at a zoo? The Serengeti Bush Camp at the Toronto Zoo is a program that allows guests to sleepover for an unforgettable wildlife adventure. The $109 experience includes accommodation in authentic African tents, behind-the-scenes tours of the African Savanna and Rainforest Pavillions, buffet-style dinner and breakfast, a campfire, zoomobile rides and much more!
Coffee and crafts date
Relive your childhood with your date at the Redfish Bluefish Cafe, a coffee shop that also doubles as a craft studio. Guests can enjoy their coffee while entertaining themselves with an entire wall of craft accessories, from pipe cleaners to pom poms. The best part? The materials are all available for complimentary use!
UPDATE Redfish Bluefish Cafe has permanently closed. Try these other creative cafes instead:
If you and your date are in the mood for something adventurous, head over to STRYKE Target Range! It combines axe throwing, knife throwing, archery and guns to create an all-immersive target sports experience. The facility is also licensed to serve liquor, which is an added bonus!